AIIMS constitutes 5-member team to examine Sushant’s autopsy report; Antidepressant will also be tested
As the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has, on its second day of the probe, flunked itself into the extensive investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput’s alleged suicide case, the central investigating agency is also reported to get the late actor’s autopsy report thoroughly examined by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
As per reports, the CBI had approached the AIIMS on Friday for its medico-legal opinion in Sushant’s case. The hospital reportedly formed a five-member medical board of forensic experts under forensic department chief Dr. Sudhir Gupta on the very same day to thoroughly inspect SSR’s autopsy files.
“We will look into the possibility of murder. However, all probable angles will be thoroughly examined,” said Dr. Sudhir Gupta, who will lead the team.
Dr. Gupta also said his team will evaluate the injury pattern on the late actor’s body and correlate it with circumstantial evidence. He also confirmed to test the anti-depressants reportedly given to SSR by his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. “The preserved viscera will be examined and the anti-depressants that were given to Rajput will also be analyzed at the AIIMS laboratory,” said the AIIMS’ forensic department chief.
In its letter to the medical institute, AIIMS, the CBI assured the team of forensic experts with the necessary medical papers, autopsy reports, videography, and viscera reports to be provided at the earliest.
“It is in connection with the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case that a medical board of doctors of the AIIMS, New Delhi is required to be constituted for providing an expert medical opinion.”
“The necessary medical papers, post-mortem reports, viscera reports will be provided at the earliest. It is, therefore, requested that a medical board of doctors at the AIIMS, New Delhi may please be constituted and deputed for visiting the place of occurrence at Mumbai at the earliest,” the central probe agency said in its letter.
On August 19, the Supreme Court of India had given its mandate to the central investigation agency to investigate the high profile case of Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. Soon after SC nod, the CBI had arrived in Mumbai and on August 22 that is on its second day in the megacity the central probe agency recreated the crime scene at Sushant’s West Bandra duplex flat with SSR’s close friend and flatmate Siddharth Pithani, cook Neeraj and former staff member Dipesh Sawant.